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Credit Counselor Salary

A Credit Counselor earns an average salary of $34,968 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
$28,221 - $50,729
(Median)
28K
35K
40K
51K
MEDIAN: $34,967
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$11.20 - $18.24
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$28,221 - $50,729  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,484 - $48,407  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 51
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$11.20 - $18.24  
   
Overtime
$18.00 - $24.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,000  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$25,484 - $48,407  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 34
United States (change)

Job Description for Credit Counselor

  • Work with creditors and track debt and repayment activity.
  • Perform calculations and create recommendations for clients.
  • Consult with clients and review documentation to determine debt, income, and liquidation options.
  • Explain available services and obtain payment from clients.

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Experience Affects Credit Counselor Salaries

Mid-Career
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National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 17%